29 July 2016

News - Zola Budd To Run Stirling Marathon

Zola Budd

Zola Budd, one of the most recognisable names in Olympic history, is to compete in the Stirling Scottish Marathon on 21 May 2017. She will be joined by Liz McColgan.

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News - Durham Opens Arms To New Road Race

Durham City RunWednesday (20 July) heralded the welcome addition of a new race to the north east with the first staging of the Prince Bishops Durham City Run.

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Runtalk - Dopey Decision On Russia

Mariya SavinovaReally? No Russian ban? What exactly does a country have to do to be banned from the Olympics, asks Chris Broadbent.

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Poll -  Summer Surfaces

BeachThere's only two days left to answer our latest poll. As it’s summer, we want to know what your favourite running surface is for this time of the year. Let us know here.


Race Listing


Looking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the North of England and beyond. As we’re now in July, summer is  here, but there's still a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here. Don't forget you can register as an organiser and add your race to our event listings. Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!

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Cover Aug-Sept

The August-September edition of runABC North is available now from all our usual outlets!

Actress, model and mum of four, Camilla Rutherford tells us about her running life. We look at both sides of the ‘headphone’ debate and regular columnists Veggie Runners talk about facing their fears and slaying those dragons! Chris Broadbent reflects on Eliud Kipchoge’s sensational London Marathon performance and asks how close is the two hour marathon barrier. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...